instant pot chicken and dumplings
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Instant Pot Chicken & Dumplings

The Best Instant Pot Chicken & Dumplings made with canned biscuits. Recipe Southern Comfort Food. You need to make my famous Instant Pot Chicken & Dumplings. I grew up on Chicken & Dumplings but this is even better. Your family is going to ask you to make it over and over. This recipe has been #1 on Google for over a year now! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Chicken & Dumplings
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 504kcal
Author: Winona Rogers


  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 lbs chicken breast cubed
  • 1 tube 16oz refrigerated biscuits
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2- 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1-2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Flatten each biscuit to about 1/8" thickness. Use a knife to cut into 1/2" strips.
  • Place 1 teaspoon olive oil, chicken, oregano, onion powder, basil, garlic, salt and pepper into the instant pot and mix to coat.
  • Turn instant pot to sautee and cook chicken (with the lid off) until brown on all sides, stirring frequently.
  • When finished, shut off instant pot by pressing cancel.
  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth, and 1 cup of water, carrots and peas to instant pot and mix well.
  • Stir in biscuits.
  • Seal lid of instant pot and close the pressure knob.
  • Set instant pot to manual for 5 minutes.
  • It may take 5-10 minutes for the Instant Pot to come to pressure and then you will see the count down of time from 5 minutes.
  • Once cooking cycle is finished, press cancel to turn off the unit and quick release steam/pressure.
  • Spoon chicken and dumplings into bowls and serve.



The following nutrition information is merely an estimated value produced by an automated system. Nutrition information may vary.


Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 2480mg | Potassium: 2028mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 22630IU | Vitamin C: 101.1mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 5.8mg